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Published: Mar. 8, 2022 at 11:07 PM EST|Updated: May. 25, 2022 at 10:31 PM EDT
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Local weather stations:

We have some incredibly dependable weather records with a long history of data across out area. The first is the Dale Enterprise weather station which is just a few miles on Rt. 33 west of downtown Harrisonburg. This is the oldest continuous weather station in the state of Virginia and the third oldest continuous weather station in the Country! Now that’s history. We have daily data going back to the 1880′s.

CURRENT WEATHER STATIONSYEAR RECORDS STARTED
DALE ENTERPRISE (WEST OF HARRISONBURG)1883
STAUNTON, CHARLOTTESVILLE, HOT SPRINGS1893
WOODSTOCK1889
WINCHESTER1912
LURAY1941
BAYARD, WV1902

Learn more about the Heatwole family and how the Dale Enterprise weather station started

The history behind the oldest continuous weather station in Virginia

L.J. Heatwole started keeping weather records back in the 1860s. This weather station is ongoing today.

August 1949

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